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Month: September 2011

Absurd or Aesthetic: Fashion & Everything In-between

Fashion Editor Cathal O’ Gara discusses the purpose of fashion and the place it holds in modern times. Often, when discussing the next fashion issue’s objectives with fellow CT journalists, I am put forward the questions: ‘what is fashion?’ and…

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Aoife Nannery gives us a glimpse of her year in Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

Berlin does not possess the cohesive, store harmonising beauty of other capitals. It’s not poised like London, ambulance polished like New York, or showy like Prague. The architecture jars sharply, with ugly, smutty apartment blocks hulking over medieval churches, and…

Talking Heads: Should abortion be legalised in Ireland?

Yes – Sinéad Ahern, Choice Ireland I first became involved in campaigning for women living in Ireland to have access to abortion services in 2007. My involvement was spurred by hearing the stories of Irish women who had secretly crossed the Irish Sea to…

Filleann an Feall ar an Facebook-óir

Ina leabhar 1984, help scríobhann George Orwell faoi thráth a bhfuil gach pioc eolais faoin saoránach le fios ag na hudaráis. Níl a leithéid de phríobháideachas ann, order coimeádtar súil ar a ndéanann gach duine agus is gnáthchuid den saol…

News

Troy Davis executed after twenty years on death row

Frances Ivens On the 21st September 2011, shop the American State of Georgia executed Troy Davis. Davis died protesting his innocence, sovaldi supported by international condemnation of the trial process under which he was found guilty of murder. In 1991…

BLINK 182 – NEIGHBORHOODS

3 out of 10   Blink 182 fans have been waiting eight years for the release of the much anticipated sixth studio album from the Californian pop-punk band. When they took to the stage during the 51st Grammy Awards in…

Clubhouse

Basketball Ahead of their opening game of the new Superleague Season against the DCU saints on Sunday, UCD Marian secured a confidence boost as they took the spoils in the Stuart Robbins Memorial Tournament in Limerick. They beat the UL…

Magnum Opus Neutral Milk Hotel- In the Aeroplane over the Sea

Normally, online we at Tribune Towers use the Magnum Opus column to give exposure to classic albums, flagship aural milestones that typified genres. Past instalments have seen multi-platinum selling works getting the praise that they deserve, as well as opportunistic…

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Review – Tinker Tailor Solider Spy

sDirected by Tomas Alfredson. Starring Mark Strong, David Dencik, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy, Kathy Burke, Colin Firth, John Hurt, Ciaran Hinds, Toby Jones, Gary Oldman. 127 mins, Cert 15. 5/5 There was a lot of expectation resting on the shoulders…

The Answer Interview

“We’re trying to inject some new life back into rock n’ roll, trying to make it relevant to the modern day”. For such a brazen statement of intent, Cormac Neeson seems very laid-back. But with upwards of 300,000 record sales…

Features

Deposit protection scheme- good or bad news for students?

Hayley Maher investigates the new scheme proposed by the USI. Finding accommodation has for many years been one of the most stressful aspects of starting or returning to college in UCD. However, this year seems to have been a particularly…